Sustainability Report and Carbon Intensity Rankings

Is Samsung doing their part?

Their DitchCarbon score is 32

Samsung’s DitchCarbon Score of 32 indicates a lower performance in sustainability efforts. This score reflects a higher carbon intensity in the company’s operations. To improve, Samsung needs to implement more effective measures to reduce its carbon footprint.

This was calculated based on 30+ company specific emissions data points, the higher the score, the better. Check out our methodology.

Industry emissions intensity

Very low




Very high

Samsung is part of the industrial manufacturing sector, which has a low carbon intensity ranking compared to other industries. Some industries are more damaging than others, this ranking gives you an indication of how carbon intensive the industry is which this company operates in.

Location emissions intensity

Very low




Very high

Samsung, located in South Korea, operates in a region with a specific carbon intensity rating. The country’s carbon intensity impacts the sustainability profile of the company, influencing its environmental footprint.

...this company is doing 9.29% worse in emissions than the industry average.

Samsung Electronics, founded in 1969 and headquartered in Suwon-si, South Korea, operates within the industrial manufacturing sector. As a titan in the technology industry, the company specializes in a wide array of products including smartphones, TVs, and semiconductors, while also leading initiatives in the Internet of Things domain. With a global presence and a reputation for innovation, Samsung Electronics continues to shape the digital landscape and expand its influence across various markets.

Bad news, Samsung hasn't committed to SBTi targets yet

Samsung has not yet established specific commitments with the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi). This means the company has not publicly outlined or committed to precise targets for reducing greenhouse gas emissions in line with climate science.

There’s always room for improvement,

DitchCarbon recommends...

Samsung should establish and pursue clear, science-based targets for reducing their Scope 3 emissions to enhance transparency and promote sustainability across their entire supply chain, potentially decreasing their emissions by 35%.
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Our methodology

Read about our emission calculation methodologies, and what the DitchCarbon Score means.